Who Owned October (#WOO) – Tallies Updated For AL Wild Card Game, October 2, 2019

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Another year, another October of suffering in Oakland. Meanwhile Tampa Bay is moving on and will face a super tough Houston Astros team in the Division Series,

Each winning team for every post season game gets a pitcher and a hitter who earn a full WOO(Who Owns October.)

And at my discretion, I award a 1/2 WOO’S to a worthy player on the losing team.

But the World Series deserves its own stats. WOWS (Who Owns the World Series.)

At the end of the post season, we will see who had the highest WOO total as a pitcher and a hitter. The WOWS total will be kept separately. Each game now counts towards both tallies.

A complete description of the rules can be found HERE.

From October 2
2019 AL Wild Card Game:

Receiving 1 WOO

Nick Anderson came out of the bullpen to strike out 4 Oakland batters in 1 1/3 shutout innings, throwing into the 9th, as the Rays took the Wild Card Game, 5-1.

Yandy Diaz led off the game with a homer, launched a second homer and added a third hit to lead the Rays past Oakland, 5-1.

 

Receiving 1/2 WOO

Jesus Luzardo kept the A’s in the game with 3 innings of 1 hit shutout ball, striking out 4 Rays. Oakland would drop the 5-1 final.

Jurickson Profar went 2 for 4 in the A’s 5-1 loss to Tampa Bay.

 

Current WOO Totals MLB 2019

Hitters ‘WOO’ MLB 2019,

Yandy Diaz – Rays 1, Juan Soto –  Nationals- 1, Yasmani Grandal  – Brewers 1/2, Jurickson Profar – Athletics 1/2

Pitchers ‘WOO’ MLB 2019,

Nick Anderson – Rays 1, Stephen Strasburg – Nationals 1,  Jesus Luzardo – Athletics 1/2, Drew Pomeranz- Brewers 1/2

The Summer Score – September 22, 2019

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It is time to update The Summer Score. For an explanation of The Summer Score, click HERE.

We are now in September. So this month, each day a team is in a playoff position is worth FOUR POINTS on their Summer Score.

The Astros, Yankees, Twins, Rays and Athletics are from the American League.
The Cardinals, Braves, Dodgers, Nationals and Brewers are from the National League.

SUMMER SCORE RANKINGS FOR SEPTEMBER 22, 2019

AMERICAN LEAGUE

HOUSTON ASTROS – 274 (May 28 – September 22)
MINNESOTA TWINS – 274 (May 28 – September 22)
NEW YORK YANKEES – 274 (May 28 – September 22)
TAMPA BAY RAYS – 239 (May 28 – July 19, July 27, August 2 – August 27, September 1 – September 22)
CLEVELAND INDIANS – 173 (June 23 – June 27, July 3 – July 13, July 16 – August 22, August 24 – September 5, September 20 – September 21)
OAKLAND ATHLETICS  – 148 (May 28 – June 1, July 3, July 14 – July 26, July 28 – July 31, August 21 – August 24, August 27 – September 1, September 4 – September 22)
TEXAS RANGERS – 27 (June 1 – June 19, June 26 – July 2)
BOSTON RED SOX – 19 (May 28 – June 1, June 5 – June 8, June 17 – June 23, June 26, July 27)

NATIONAL LEAGUE

ATLANTA BRAVES – 274 (May 28 – September 22)
LOS ANGELES DODGERS – 274 (May 28 – September 22)
CHICAGO CUBS – 261 (May 28 – September 19)
WASHINGTON NATIONALS – 235 (July 4 – July 5, July 8 – September 22)
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – 178 (June 23 – June 24, July 16, July 20, July 23 – August 5, August 12 – September 22)
MILWAUKEE BREWERS – 100 (May 28 – July 7, July 14, July 18 – July 19, July 21 – July 22, July 27, August 8 – August 11, September 12, September 18 – September 22)
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – 77 (May 28 – June 20, June 26 – June 29, July 1 – July 4, July 6, July 13, July 15 – July 17, July 20, July 31, August 2, August 4 – August 8, August 17)
COLORADO ROCKIES – 14 (June 20 – July 2)
SAN DIEGO PADRES – 1 (June 1)

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A Trip Up Mount Davis in Oakland: Locked on MLB – August 28, 2019

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